WABES privacy notice
Thank you for visiting WABES! In this notice we describe how we collect, use and handle your personal information when you use our website.
What do we collect & Why we collect it?
Responsible publisher of the website
Zentrum für Entwicklungsforschung / Center for Development Research (ZEF)
Henning Sommer (Project Coordinator)
Tel: ++49 (0) 228 / 73 1725
Data Protection Supervisor
Dr. Jörg Hartmann
Dezernat 1, Abt. 1.0
We collect and use the following information:
Contact information. We collect the information you provide to us when you sign up as a member of the West African expert network on biodiversity and ecosystem services. This data includes your first and last name, your email address, your country, your profession and any additional information you provide to us. We also collect the same information when you fill out a contact form to send us a message. We use this data to build an expert network at the science-policy interface.
Automatically generated data. We collect information that is automatically generated when you visit our website like your IP address, the country your IP address is connected to and statistics on your page visits. We collect this data to see how many people from which parts of the world are interested in our project so we can widen the range of our projects visibility. We use this information for general trends and aggregate it before use. It will not contain any personally identifiable data.
Cookies. We use technologies like cookies to improve and monitor our projects mission. For example, cookies help us understand how you are using our website so that we can improve its accessibility and layout. You can set your browser to not accept cookies, but this may limit your ability to visit our website. To edit the way your browser deals with cookies, please visit your browser settings directly.
Social media plugins. We use social media plugins like Facebook or Twitter to help you share information with others and find out which pages you like. If you are logged onto a social media site when visiting our website, the social plugins may allow that social media website to receive information that you have visited our website and to share information about your activities on our website with other users of their social media website. We do not control any content from the social media plugins. For more information, please visit the social media sites directly and look up their privacy and data sharing policies.
Do we share the information we receive?
We will not share or sell the information we gather with any advertisers or other third parties.
Can you access your information?
Yes, according to the “General data protection regulation (GDPR)” 2018, all users have the right to access and permanently delete their data. You can request to view the information we stored about you when choosing the option “GDPR-Request personal data”. Your personal data will then be send to you and you also have the option to delete it permanently.
How long do we store your data?
When you sign up as a member of the WABES network, we’ll retain your information for as long as we need it to set up the WABES community. You can always tell us to delete your personal information through the option “GDPR-Request personal data”.